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C-9 Nightingale/Skytrain II

Caracal Models 1/144 C-9 Nightingale/Skytrain II Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review July 2019 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject C-9 Nightingale/Skytrain II Scale 1/144
Set Number 144019 Pros Seven distinctive subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $13.99

First Look

Here is the latest from Caracal, this set provides seven options for the 1/144 Airfix DC-9-30 kit. This set is printed by Microscale so these decals are rendered in their usual high quality. This set is provided on two sheets, one containing the distinctive and service markings for each aircraft, and the other sheet provides two sets of windscreens and side windows.

C-9 Nightingale/Skytrain IIC-9 Nightingale/Skytrain II

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • C-9B, 159120, VR-56, JU/120, USN, 'City of VA. Beach'
  • C-9B, 161530, VR-46, JS/530, USN, 'City of Roswell'
  • C-9B, 159116, VR-61, RS/116, USN, 'City of Seattle'
  • C-9B, 164607, VR-57, RX/607, USN, 'City of Dublin'
  • C-9A, 67-22584, 375 AMAW, USAF
  • C-9A, 71-10875, 374 TAW, USAF
  • C-9A, 71-10879, USAFE

For more information about this set and the other releases from Caracal Models, visit their website at

My sincere thanks to Caracal Models for this review sample!